On this day: August 26

Published On: Aug 19 2013 01:02:57 PM CDT   Updated On: Aug 26 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

Major-league baseball makes its television debut, The Beatles release "Hey Jude," women stage a nationwide strike for equality, and aviation hero Charles Lindbergh dies, all on this day.

OTD August 26 - Melissa McCarthy
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1970: Actress Melissa McCarthy, best known for the TV series "Gilmore Girls," "Samantha Who?" and "Mike & Molly," and movies like "Bridesmaids," "Identity Thief" and "The Heat," is born in Plainfield, Illinois.

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